The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 57 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing BGP 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.93% 1.14% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 5.66% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.44% 20.08% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 44
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region.

BGP Salary Trend in Bedford

BGP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CCSA
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSA
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft